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North Pole Express 2023

Various dates in November & December 2023

Can you hear those reindeer bells yet?

Step aboard the North Pole Express at the Tanfield Railway for an unforgettable steam train ride to see Santa Claus in his magical grotto!

The North Pole Express runs on 25th & 26th November; 2nd & 3rd; 9th & 10th; 16th & 17th; *20th & *21st; 23rd & 24th December 2023

*Please note some schools may not have broken up on 20th & 21st.

Children (1-15) £20;  Babies (under 1 year old)  £5;  Adult (16+) £20  All children & Babies will receive a present from Santa.

Tickets will be dispatched by email within 10 days of purchase. Please check your spam folder in case they go there.

If child tickets show '0' there are no child tickets left on that train. Dark green times are fully booked.

Additional adult tickets are available at Andrews House Station or on application to

Please note: Adult tickets cannot be used for children. Children with adult tickets will not get a present from Santa.  Groups with only adult tickets will not see Santa.

Beware of scammers trying to sell non-existent tickets, our tickets are non-transferable.

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